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Old 05-18-2009, 03:10 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

yup - confirmed both of those...and my layers palette looks nothing like Crazy's does
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:17 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

Foreground color black on white mask/ white on black mask?
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:21 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

As far as I can tell
Foreground color on black mask
Opacity set to 100%, flow set to 100%
No indication on the layer vector mast of any brush stroke
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:23 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

Looks like your a painting on the layer. Click on the mask...
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:26 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

amica999 - unless I'm missing something, please see attached - the vector mask is highlighted, not the layer - I"m the first to admit I'm a total newbie to doing anything aside from curve adjustments in PS , but I just don't see what I'm missing
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:30 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

Mik, must be something rather simple, but your attached screenshots are really small. If you want please have a look here, there is some in depth masking tutorial...http://www.lynda.com/home/DisplayCourse.aspx?lpk2=468

Hope that helps some..if not, come back :-)
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Old 05-18-2009, 03:33 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

P.S. I see something is happening to your pic...as CF suggested you should put that layers blending mode to screen, it's still set to normal, so there will be no change when you toggle the visibility of the below layers...
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Old 05-18-2009, 07:11 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

You may be painting with the brush in some blend mode instead normal. Check that out, it happens from time to time.
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Old 05-18-2009, 08:24 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

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Thanks for the replies - LearninLady - how did you do the first one?

CrazyFly1 - you lost me after adding a layer mask...for some reason, when I use the brush on the mask, it does not show up in the layers box the way yours does...am I missing a step?

thanks!
Michael
I cloned at a 23 opacity. using the closest reference to the shadow.
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Old 05-18-2009, 10:19 AM
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Re: removing a shadow...

hey mikbau, sorry I missed all this conversation, I'm in the us and I slept through it.
The only way I could duplicate what your screenshot shows is by painting on the layer and not the mask. Click on the layer mask that you have circled in red and you should solve the issue.
BTW, you will want to have the layer underneath active so you can see the effect as you paint.
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